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Christine Jolls, the director of the NBER’s Law and Economics Program, is the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor at Yale Law School.


1. Racial Bias in Bail Decisions,” Arnold D, Dobbie W, Yang C. NBER Working Paper 23421, May 2017, and Quarterly Journal of Economics 133(4), November 2018, pp. 1885–1932.   Go to ⤴︎
2. Reducing Partisanship in Judicial Elections Can Improve Judge Quality: Evidence from U.S. State Supreme Courts,” Ash E, MacLeod WB. NBER Working Paper 22071, revised June 2021, and Journal of Public Economics 201 (2021), 104478.   Go to ⤴︎
3. Taking a Financial Position in Your Opponent in Litigation,” Choi A, Spier K. American Economic Review 108(12), December 2018, pp. 3626–3650.   Go to ⤴︎
4. Misdemeanor Prosecution,” Agan A, Doleac J, Harvey A. NBER Working Paper 28600, March 2021.   Go to ⤴︎
5. When Does Product Liability Risk Chill Innovation? Evidence from Medical Implants,” Galasso A, Luo H. NBER Working Paper 25068, September 2018, and American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (forthcoming).   Go to ⤴︎
6. The Economic Consequences of Bankruptcy Reform,” Gross T, Kluender R, Liu F, Notowidigdo M, Wang J. NBER Working Paper 26254, revised November 2019, and American Economic Review 111(7), July 2021, pp. 2309–2341.   Go to ⤴︎
7. The Disability Employment Puzzle: A Field Experiment on Employer Hiring Behavior,” Ameri M, Schur L, Adya M, Bentley FS, McKay P, Kruse D. ILR Review 71(2), March 2018, pp. 329–364.     Go to ⤴︎
8. Should Short-Term Shareholders Have Less Rights?” Bebchuk L, Levit D. January 2019, presented at 2019 NBER Law and Economics program meeting.   Go to ⤴︎


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